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  • The purpose of planningby Yvonne Rydin

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Planning is an important aspect of policy making. This book looks at a range of issues to unlock the purpose of planning, ideal for students and practitioners alike. more...

  • Land Use Policies for Sustainable Developmentby Desmond McNeill; Ingrid Nesheim; Floor Brouwer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This important and timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the... more...

  • Radioactive Wasteby Christian Streffer

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Radioactive waste (above all highly radioactive wastes from nuclear installations) caused by research, medicine and technology must be disposed of safely. However both the strategies disputed for the disposal of radioactive waste as well as concrete proposals for choosing a location for final waste disposal are highly debatable. An appropriate disposal... more...

  • Countdownby Alan Weisman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available

    A controversial tour de force. Weisman seeks to answer a fundamental question - how do we manage the global population without destroying the planet? more...

  • Free to be Humanby David Edwards

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2000; US$ 13.13

    This is a book about freedom, and above all about the idea that there is often no greater obstacle to freedom than the assumption that it has already been fully attained. While in the West few individuals today suffer physical restraint by the state, we are still constrained by powerful psychological chains which are in many ways far more effective,... more...

  • The Ecological Hoofprintby Tony Weis

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Ecological Hoofprint is a rigorous and eye-opening explanation of how industrial livestock production is driving the exploding global consumption of meat, which is implicated in momentous but greatly under-appreciated problems. Tony Weis, author of the ground-breaking The Global Food Economy, shows what this means for the health of the planet,... more...

  • The Five Stages of Collapseby Dmitry Orlov

    New Society Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95

    A user?s guide to economic, political, social and cultural collapse. more...

  • The Plundered Planetby Paul Collier

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 10.99

    Paul Collier's The Bottom Billion was greeted as groundbreaking when it appeared in 2007, winning the Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel Gelber Prize. The Economist wrote that it was "set to become a classic," the Financial Times praised it as "rich in both analysis and recommendations,"... more...

  • How to Live a Low-Carbon Lifeby Chris Goodall

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 26.95

    Drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act - individuals need to take the lead now if we are to avoid climate chaos. Each Westener is responsible for an average 10 - 20 tonnes of carbon emissions each year (depending on where... more...

  • Climate Policy Options Post-2012by Bert Metz; the Netherlands; Mike Hulme; Tyndall Centre

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 93.95

    This special issue of the Climate Policy journal addresses the following key questions: * What long-term range of policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation should Europe pursue to adequately enhance sustainability on a global level? * What are the implications of long-term European climate strategy for the design of a global post-2012... more...